Further Reflections From Common Ground: Cultural Awareness in Healthcare
Napa Valley, September 2017 — Long-time Napa Valley nurse practitioner Beth Lincoln has published her second book, Further Reflections from Common Ground: Cultural Awareness in Healthcare. With narratives by Cody Gillette Kirkham, the book’s 351 pages cover a very wide range of issues concerning cultural …Read More
It’s Time to Talk . . . Suicide in Young Adults
I teach Transcultural Nursing. The concluding “final exam” for these nursing students was a group project/presentation. They selected an ethnic group, identified a health issue, and developed a culturally competent educational tool that addressed the issue within the context of cultural beliefs, values & health …Read More
Mental Illness Care . . . Be A Voice for Change!
Insurance coverage for mental health may be limited to a prescribed number of outpatient visits, inpatient stays and drug coverage. Once resources are used mental health care is unaffordable. Out of pocket expenses can run in the thousands of dollars. While awareness has increased, the …Read More